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2015-2016 ARL Statistics

Main Libraries ARL Statistics 

Question                                                                     FY 2015-2016 Totals

Titles held June 30 3,143,464
Volumes held June 30 3,181,479
Electronic books (included in question 2) 1,210,069
Total library expenditures (exclude fringe benefits) 16,910,861
Total library materials 8,385,032
One-time resource purchases 810,002
Ongoing resource purchases (e.g., subscriptions, annual license fees) 7,447,116
Collection Support 127,914
Total salaries and wages 7,468,242
Professional staff 4,610,563
Support staff 1,796,917
Student assistants 1,060,762
Other operating expenditures 1,057,587
Fringe Benefits 2,544,952
Official designated percent 29
Consortia/Networks/Bibliographic Utilities Expenditures from External Sources 145,929
Total Staff, FTE 208
Professional staff, FTE 85
Support staff, FTE 61
Student assistants, FTE 62
Number of library presentations to groups 835
Number of total participants in group presentations 18,679
Number of reference transactions 53,102
Number of initial circulations (excluding reserves) 100,478
Number of successful full-text article requests (journals) 2,041,442
Number of regular searches (databases) 9,046,548
Number of federated searches (databases) 82,643
Total number of filled requests provided to other libraries 17,069
Total number of filled requests received from other libraries or providers 12,180
Annual Gate Count 2,026,574
Number of Doctor's Degrees awarded 715
Number of fields in which Doctor's Degrees can be awarded 80
Number of full-time instructional faculty 1,806
Full-time students, undergraduate and graduate 35,389
Part-time students, undergraduate and graduate 6,084
Full-time graduate students 5,913
Part-time graduate students 1,906
Libraries Included: Strozier (Main); Dirac (Science); Engineering; Music; Ringling; Panama City, Panama Branch; Goldstein (College of Communication and Information); and Panama City Beach, FL campus.

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